Michael Frishberg
Michael Frishberg

Michael J. Frishberg

Chief Operating Officer

Michael J. Frishberg is the chief operating officer, based in New York. In this role, he is responsible for driving operational excellence in all areas of the company, including business solutions, the global real estate portfolio and employee experience. Through his deep expertise in leading operational effectiveness and driving best-in-class results, Michael’s work fosters collaborative, efficient operations that empower Kroll’s businesses to deliver the highest quality solutions to clients.

Prior to assuming the role of COO, Michael served as the chief operating officer of Kroll’s Business Services practice, which includes Restructuring Administration, Settlement Administration, Issuer Services, Agency and Trustee Services, Notice Media Solutions and Business Support Solutions.

Michael joined Kroll in 2019 through the company’s acquisition of Prime Clerk, now Kroll’s Restructuring Administration practice, a business he co-founded in 2013 to bring a technologically advanced, professional and cost-effective claims management solution to the claims administration industry. Before joining Prime Clerk, he was a partner in the Restructuring Group of Kirkland & Ellis.

Michael holds a B.A. in history from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. Among the many educational and charitable activities, Michael currently serves on the boards of the Children’s Museum of the East End and the Foundation for Education in Honduras. He is a founding member of the University of Michigan’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Council and a member of the university’s Museum of Art Director’s Acquisition Committee.

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Cyber Risk

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World-wide expert services and tech-enabled advisory through all stages of diligence, forensic investigation, litigation, disputes and testimony.

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Expert provider of complex administrative solutions for capital events globally. Our services include claims and noticing administration, debt restructuring and liability management services, agency and trustee services and more.

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